Eric Bolling Biography
Eric Bolling is an American Emmy Award-Winning conservative political commentator, journalist, financial commentator, and author. He is working as the host for Newsmax’s TV show ”Eric Bolling The Balance.” He joined the station in June 2021.
Eric Bolling Education
Bolling went to Grade School at the Queen of All Saints Basilica School and did his high school studies at Loyola Academy. He, later on, attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida where he attained his BA in Economics in 1984.
Eric Bolling Career
Bolling’s show on Newsmax airs weekdays at 4 PM ET where he connects with viewers by concentrating on the main issues they face on a day to day life. Not long ago, he hosted the well-known talk show “America This Week With Eric Bolling.” The famous talk show was aired weekly across the Sinclair broadcast platform of 200 stations. He nonetheless was one of the popular and most visible guest host, At Fox News. He guest-hosted for top-rated “Hannity” more than 70 times as well as sitting in for Bill O’Reilly more than 200 times.
Bolling was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates after a short while of playing professional baseball. He then began his working career as a commodities trader and was able to become successful through it. He raised so fast as the most active independent natural gas trader in the world. Due to this, he received the Man of the Year Award whereby he was named among Trader Monthly’sTop 100.
Bolling also spent five years serving on the board of the New York Mercantile Exchange. In 2006, he helped orchestrate Merc’s IPO, which was the largest IPO in the history of that year. In 2016, he published his New York Times bestseller Wake Up America and followed that success with another bestseller, The Swamp, an exposé of Washington’s culture of corruption. He was a commodities trader on Wall Street he was a board member of the New York Mercantile Exchange for five years. He, later on, became a strategic advisor to the exchange. While still in college, he played baseball for his college team unfortunately his baseball career ended after a torn rotator cuff injury. He is a Chicago, Illinois native but is also very glad to call New York his home. He is also very active on his social media platforms Twitter included.
Eric Bolling Newsmax
Bolling is currently working at Newsmax where he works alongside other famous Newsmax anchors and reporters including;
- Rob Finnerty
- Shaun Kraisman
- Emma Rechenberg
- John Bachman
- Bob Sellers
- Chris Salcedo
- Sean Spicer
- Lyndsay Keith
- Jenn Pellegrino
- Rob Schmitt
- Nancy Brinker
Eric Bolling Age
Bolling was born on 2 March 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is therefore 58 years old as of 2021.
Eric Bolling Height
Bolling stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inches tall.
Eric Bolling Family
Bolling has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Bolling has any siblings.
Eric Bolling Wife
Adrienne Bolling is the name of his wife since 1997. The couple had a son by the name of Eric Chase Bolling.
Eric Bolling Children
Bolling and Adrienne had a son but unfortunately died on September 8, 2017, at age 19. The cause of his death was an accidental drug overdose. So as to honor his gone son, he established a foundation by the name of Eric Chase Foundation. He also tries his level best in educating the nation about what he says is “the worst drug crisis in American history.” Not long ago, the foundation partnered with Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers and GOYA Foods so that they could be able to spread the word to more people.
Eric Bolling Salary
Bolling earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Eric Bolling Net Worth
Bolling has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a conservative political commentator, journalist, financial commentator, and author.
Eric Bolling Sexual Harassment Allegations
Bolling was accused of sending lewd photos and unsolicited lewd text messages to three female colleagues at Fox News or Fox Business Network. He has also been accused of making “wildly inappropriate” comments to female employees which have angered so many people. Caroline Heldman, who used to work for Fox News guest accused Bolling of numerously making unwanted sexual advances towards her.
Bolling denied all allegations against him and after a day he was suspended from Fox News pending an investigation, which the network commissioned the law firm Paul, Weiss to conduct. FOX News ousted him on the same day of his sons’ death. In a statement, the network said that “Eric Bolling and Fox have agreed to part ways amicably.”